A mysterious woman arrives in town looking for "The Key", and Buffy investigates a possible supernatural cause behind her mother's illness. She performs a ritual to see spells, and discovers something is not quite right about Dawn. Meanwhile, the gang helps Giles see through the re-opening of the magic shop, and Giles hires Anya to work for him.
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The original run attracted 6.4 million viewers, the highest rated episode of the season. See more
(at around 34 mins) When Buffy is apologizing to Dawn and the camera angle switches to behind Dawn facing Buffy, you can see the boom mic bobbing in the upper left-hand corner. See more
It's coming. It's going to kill us! Our lives aren't important. We have to protect the key.
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Theme
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